AAA Editor Notes
Island Ferry Adventures departs from 610 Front St. Highlights of the 2-hour Cape Lookout Scenic Boat Tour include views of the Rachel Carson Reserve, Shackelford Banks and the Cape Lookout Lighthouse, as well as a stop at Harkers Island. The 90-minute Rachel Carson Horse & Waterfront Tour circles the Rachel Carson Reserve, with views of Duke Marine Lab, Horse Island, Sand Dollar Island, Bird Shoal, Town Marsh and Carrot Island, where wild horses may be seen grazing at the water's edge.
Daily ferry service to Carrot Island, Bird Shoal and Sand Dollar Island also is offered.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.